Skip to main content

About your Search

20110301
20110331
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)
>> schieffer: today on "face the nation," a triple disaster of unimagined proportions in japan. first, an earthquake and then, the tsunami, and the damage from what now looks like has set off a meltdown in one of the country's nuclear reactors. our correspondents are spread across japan, and we'll have the latest from overnight. it's all ahead on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now from washington, bob schieffer. >> schieffer: and good morning again. though the news this morning is not very good, not good at all, but here is the latest. the japanese prime minister said today that the disaster that had hit his country-- and we're quoting him directly here-- is "the worst crisis for japan since world war ii." the death toll is now likely to go beyond 10,000 in just one state alone. it turns out the quake damaged two nuclear reactors at a power plant on the coast, maybe three. one of them seems to be going through a partial meltdown, which means radiation could leak. we have a team of
targets overnight. and in japan, at least 20,000 are now dead or missing in the earthquake. we'll hear from our correspondents in both places, plus the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, admiral mike mullen; richard lugar, ranking republican on the senate foreign relations committee, and massachusetts congressman ed markey, a voice on the environment. it's all ahead on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now, from washington, bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning again. here is the news from overnight on these two extraordinary stories. in libya, moammar qaddafi says every person in the country will be armed, and tells his people to prepare for a long war. u.s., french, and british planes are bombing key military targets in libya after u.s. and british ships fired more than 100 missiles at anti-aircraft sites yesterday. in japan, radiation has showed up in tap water as far away as tokyo. japan says one of the reactors was so damaged, it will have to be scrapped. and as casualties mount,
's worst earthquakes, followed by a devastating tsunami, followed by the nuclear disaster in japan. and now we're back to libya and trying to figure out if we've gone to war in yet another muslim country, and whether we'll be asked to play a similar role in syria and yemen and who knows where else. well, thank goodness we got a little relief from congress. in case you hadn't noticed, they've been here since january- - that is except for three vacation breaks-- but they have managed to do exactly nothing. with all the other news, if they had done anything, i don't know when we would have had time to cover it or where we would have put it. but i double checked-- we didn't miss a thing. back in a minute. we're america's natural gas. and here's what we did today in homes all across america: we created the electricity that powered the alarm clocks and brewed the coffee. we heated the bathwater and gave kelly a cleaner ride to school. cooked the cube steaks and steamed the veggies. entertained dad, and mom, and a neighbor or two. kept watch on the house when they slept. and tomorrow we could do e
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)